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Aug 5, 2013 10:30pm EDT
. delivered remarks at the future press club, her plans, and the filibuster she held against the texas abortion bill. the bill did eventually pass in july. this is just over an hour. [ gavel ] >> good afternoon. welcome to the national press club. i'm a is angela and reporter for the bloomberg news president of the national press club. we're committed to our future with our programming such as this while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information, please visit our website at www.press.org. offered too programs the public through a national institute, ournal visit press.org/institute. members, i our would like to welcome our speaker and those of you in the today.e the head table includes our journalists who are club members. if you hear applause in the members i'd note that of the club are attending so lack of just a journalistic objectivity. are features on our member-produced pod casts. the conversation #npclunch. using the i will ask as many questions as time permits. to introduce our head table guests. briefly as your name is announced. worthubesdorf, maria, ft. star
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 1:00am EDT
was mentioning that he then added a second story to. >> sherry is watching us in arlington, texas, hi, jerry. >> caller: hello. thank you for taking my call. i have a question about sally and wonder if you could clarify the relationship george had with her that continued until after the revolutionary war. was she aware of that relationship? how did she deal with that? or was it something that was not discuss? >> you want to start? >> want to disagree. >> you disagree. >> this is a classic example of where unfortunately mrs. washington did her cause no good by burning all of those letters. in the late 1950s, two letters were discovered which the vents of reigning biographer, james thomas flexner made a great deal out of. some would say perhaps exaggerated. >> way too much -- >> -- their significance. sally fairfax was the wife of george william fairfax who was a neighbor and close friend. some people described him as washington's best friend. they lived just down river of -- from mt. vernon. clearly -- what i think clearly there was a -- i would use the word "infatuation." sally was an older,
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT
a significant role as we should. texas will be one of them. >> you will be behind wendy davis. >> will be in texas in a bigger way. >> you mentioned secretary perez and your expectations. if you're looking at -- to join a fight instances that he will face that tell us about how we will proceed. what are you looking for. >> and he is being helpful now. he's in the middle of the talk on health care. he is the one solving the problems we have in health care. very important, very instrumental. we will see what he does on classification, and misclassification. on prevailing wage. things like that. he has his record. his record shows he has been willing to stand up and support working people. we believe he will continue to do that. i think he will be more aggressive. i think he will be more focused. his background is such that he understands a little more effectively how to enforce laws and how to run a large agency. the department of labor is very large. i think he has his experience, and his history will serve him well in this job and allow him to be a very effective secretary of
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
-- 2009 inserted i yield a minute and a half to the gentleman from texas mr. carter. >> he is recognized for 90 seconds. i thank you for bringing forward this bill. i would be willing to bet if you a poll in think household in america and said who do you or your e i.r.s. doctor, doctors with overwhelming ly overwhelmingly be trusted. he i.r.s. would be overwhelmingly distrusted. i don't understand when we laws in this congress restricting the access health care information and bring severe penalties on our care providers for releasing health care these hipaa and laws and they have been around for a while now i would say. we write a bill that turns this, the entire health system's administration over to the one agency that the american people hate american agency.r now, some of the democrats like it because they like to get other people's money and spends it but the rty i the i.r.s. is trusted ed, wasn't before the events that have been described here today. oday they are totally distrusted. in fact they are totally feared of what they can do to the lives of american citize citizens. this
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 10:00am EDT
coverage to tell you about terry coming up@1:00, live at the national press club, we get remarks from texas, craddick state senator, wendy davis. she will address the local climate in texas and washington dc along with their political plans for the future. in june, she launched a 10 hour plus filibuster against a texas senate abortion bill. the legislation did pass and you can see remarks live again at 1:00 eastern right here on c- span. coming up later, the new jersey senate candidate debate. the speaker of the state's general assembly president -- our coverage is courtesy of new jersey public television and begins live at 7:30 eastern. looking at the white house now. press secretary jay carney will be briefing reporters this afternoon, starting at 2:00 eastern. we expect him to address the state department announcement that the limited facilities will remain closed in egypt, jordan, saudi arabia and kuwait among other countries. the state department announced that yesterday closures of four .frican sites the u.s. has also decided to reopen some post today including those in baghdad. the a
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
hampshire, we say thank you all. in texas, they think all you all. is that more thank you or more people? >> technically speaking, all y'a ll is the plural of y'all. that was ronald reagan reminded us that freedom is only one generation away from extension. if we do not engage now in the freedom, we will want -- we will one day be telling our children what it is like to be free. i need to repair and oversight. we have another candidate. i know there is nobody here who wants to see custer win another term in the united states house. we know we have a potential candidate and former senator gary lambert. he is with us tonight. i hope you get a chance to say hello to him as well. now, our host, i do so much. >> hey, did we have a speaker tonight. joseph and i -- you turn down the heat to much. we would like to ask -- invite you all to have some coffee in the back. there is wonderful homemade cookies. eat some more of the food. photos thatken some are available in the foyer and al from the radio just announced that in 10 minutes, the international space station will go over -- >> if we look t
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. under the speaker's announced spoil of january 3, 2013, the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas, mr. gohmert, for 30 minutes. the gentleman is recognized. mr. gohmert: thank you, mr. speaker. it's always such an honor to speak here on the floor. being in congress, well, it's where the fight for america is. and i appreciate it -- appreciated so much the comments as i sat here for some time listening to the former majority leader of the house talking about the need for bipartisanship, the importance of bipartisanship, the importance of working together, and the deepest regret i experienced in listening to that wonderful speech by my friend from maryland was that i didn't have a transcript of that speech to read him every single week that the democrats were in the majority here on this floor and every single time that they came forward with a closed rule allowing no amendments, and in fact each time that it came to the floor that the democratic majority during those four years between january of 2007 and january of 2011 was the most closed congress in the history of the country wit
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 10:30pm EDT
to the gentleman from texas, mr. culberson. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i appreciate very much the gentleman from georgia filing this important legislation and i feel my day is not complete. unless we get a chance to cut spending and cut obamacare. obamacare contains more than 20 tax increases and gives the irs unprecedented authority to collect personal health information from more than 300 million americans. obamacare requires all insurance companies to report to the irs the name, address, identification number and type of insurance policy purchased by every customer, along with the determination whether or not the insurance was, quote, government approved. i'm very proud to be a co-author of dr. price's legislation that will prohibit the irs from collecting our personal health care information. the irs has admitted this i've heard from so many stints who are members of patriotic organizations. they stepped up for the first time in their lives to get involved in organizations like the texas tea party, the king street patriots, and for standing up as patriots and trying to do the right things fo
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 6:00am EDT
be safe there but i hear they are going to get it, too and schoolers.me i know texas opted out of it. of it and not out have it in our schools? little e give you a background on common core. it doesn't emanate from anything senate has done. it was developed by the governors association. if you don't want to be part of it just change it. that goesnot anything through me. in other words, it is a state out deal.opt o, that is a state run issue that you all need to deal with. behind think the goals common core are necessarily bad. i think the implementation is dangerous. but improving the educational standards of our children, the way to do that is put parents, teachers and back in charge and the federal government out of it. applause] your nk you very much for being our senator and okens.nting we appreciate what you have invested. in a ally concerned that lose tion we are going to ur rights as americans and oke oklahomans to defend ourselves and our homes. we do?n enator feinstein and senator common sep is no sense. nyone that owns a gun is a crimin criminal. what can we do? give you
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. we will take it down another 0.15%. we are north of the 13th largest economy in the world in texas, so you have to remain competitive. if you want people to invest more, if you allow people to keep more of their money, we know as conservatives they will either suspended or save it and invest, which is good for the economy. we overhauled our worker compensation system. we have some of the highest rates in the nation as well as in the region. we revamped our system, moving from an antiquated system, moving to a new system that will essentially save employers, people who create jobs, 15% to 20% on their premiums every year. people always say, stop talking about social problems. i think that is nonsense. you take every social issue known to man, whether it is high incarceration rates, drug and substance abuse issues -- i think they can all be traced to one key ingredient, and that is the breakdown of the family unit. this year in oklahoma we said we would do things to promote the family, going on a campaign to express why strong families are not just good for society, they are good for
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm EDT
at the texas military base. also in news, a report that congress will hold a gold medal ceremony for the victims of the birmingham bombing in that ceremony when they come back tuesday, september 10. our coverage ahead of the 50th anniversary of the march on our she did this weekend includes coverage today from the national urban league. we will have a complete program later, but here is a look at what they talked about earlier today. inin june, the supreme court their calculated decision to keep us from voting, to keep ups from the voting booth, was determined, as determined by the highest court of our land. the supreme court we have come to understand that we cannot count on to protect our rights or to respect the constitution that guarantees all our rights. constitution the that is supposed to be for not some people, but for all of the people. now we have right-wing pushingans who are restrictive voter id legislation in states around the country that will make it more difficult for us to make our voices heard. 6, 80 twost restricted voting bills have been introduced in 31 state
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 2:00pm EDT
interesting and i agree with a lot of the sentiment. host: michael from mesquite, texas. host: hi, michael. caller: my family is native american, and i hear a lot about people saying that their family made it from the bottom to the top. people forget so much about what the native american has gone through all the way up to today. one we were in school, we were not allowed to speak our native town. today native americans are getting a little voice but we need to band together, like the african-american community with the naacp. who was there to help us? no one is there to show us the right way to go. we're kind of forgotten about in a sense. everyone is saying you are not black or white, no, i am red. but we are all made by god. guest: you are not forgotten about. a great many of the native americans were very good to the african-americans when we came here in slavery. the seminoles. my family's part shawnee on my mother's side and my father -- and myfrom kentucky. kentucky.ide from the stories i hear from my grandparents about how they intermarried and in many ways, they enabled us to pass
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 8:00pm EDT
, it is what happens after. host: 8 from texas. independent line. -- dave. caller: you mentioned 1,000 feet and a low for the ranch land. any type of height restriction over residential or will they be able to fly to feet above the roof of your house? you say about the privacy issues, that is the government that has gone to process privacy issues. if they are the ones pricking privacy, how will we hold them responsible? guest: again, and the operation any operation and all of the private citizens are getting involved with. you may say we will of the use these systems for these particular applications or if you are going to use them, this is how you have to do it. you have to do it in a safe matter and all local walls of the rules. that is what they're there for. host: our guest is michael toscano. our next guest is jordan in maryland. caller: what do you think the unmanned vehicles are used as far as the fire department, police department and other local government? guest: again, a lot of the civil applications are ideal. the men and women are trained to do their job better than anyone else
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 2:00pm EDT
people on the other side in south carolina voted no to help new jersey. southeastern texas. i went there to see how bad it was when all their homes were leveled.they had blue canopies. as we flew in on a helicopter, i was a lord getting off the plane. we helped, we were the first ones to help. they voted no to help us. this is what we are dealing with in the congress of the united states right now. it goes beyond democrat republican, just people who don't see that we have an obligation to each other. this is the united states of america. we already had one civil war. we are not going to have another one. so we help one another to the best of our ability. this is not a perfect world and you're not going to find it here. you just have to make the best of what you got and try to do it day in and day out. we know that the task force had 69 recommendations. i am 100% committed to get this done. i want to talk a little bit about the affordable care act. can we get that back up on the screen? how does new jersey benefit from the aca? here are the ways in which new jersey has already benef
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am EDT
of his commanders listed. i flew down to texas to address the reserve component. we're stressing three things. first of all is a reemphasis on ethoso training, both in entry-level training and continuing to, again, listed officers to talk about expected conduct, the ethoos of being a warrior and treating everybody with fairness and dignity. we are taking a hard look at being able to harden the target y getting this back in the barracks and getting supervision in places like hotels where they spend their team during drill weekends to ensure the proper level of supervision is there and that you ensure the folks that do harm are identified quickly and separated just as quickly. >> navy is doing the exact same thing as the marine corps. we are very much into where our sailors are on drill weekend and throughout the week. we found that about 50% of the report has to do with our alcohol, and so we're pushing a campaign of keep what you own, basically you don't keep the rank that you own. trying to curb the alcohol use and the incidents that we have, not only with sexual assault with alcohol
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 3:00am EDT
it before me right now. those who came that day, from florida, from texas to they could not use a single toilet. on that day, black soldiers had to sit like pows on a military bases. in a horn and harry belafonte would not saying as an act of defiance. in the holidayom inn even with the money. we couldn't i ice cream just because we have the money. couldn't buy -- we ice cream just because we had the money. there were no jurors in the south. and when you came across state lines, they assumed you were going to washington, therefore you were profiled. getting their food for mother double dates and their fried chicken which they brought with them to eat. treeseft the car and the because they wanted to hear that day and they came and heard him. but that was some of the makeup of that date. needing,s last staff -- staff meeting, he called dr. andan on a saturday morning reverend abernathy called us around 9:00. i didn't want to come to the meeting because we had a sunday.ket meeting that i said i will be there. 7:00 got to the airport at , just time enough to miss the plane. i know, that is w
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